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Roofeeo's Tostones (Fried Green Plantains)

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May 16, 2017
Photo by Roofeeo
  • Serves 2-4
Ingredients
  • 1 green plantain
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tostonera
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Heat oil to frying temperature.
  2. Peel plantain: cut off the top and bottom; cut into the outside curve edge of the plantain, going as deep as the green exterior but being careful not to cut into the meat of the fruit; glide knife down the edge in a fluid motion; lift bottom edge of the skin of the plantain, and continue to lift the skin off of the plantain.
  3. Cut plantain into 1.5” chunks.
  4. Fry the plantain chunks until golden.
  5. Remove chunks from oil and place on paper towel.
  6. Smash the plantain chunks using the tostonera.
  7. Fry the smashed plantain until golden.

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